VDI is the idea of Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) to boost the establishment of the national startup ecosystem and the development of domestic digital startups. VDI’s core members are technological business people and investors operating in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Digital Investor Club formally introduced
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This modernisation does not need to be expensive or painful. Changing your own attitude is for free. Persuading others to do the same is as good as free. The new technologies are now 10 times faster and cheaper than they were a couple of years ago. The first step is to see what is possible from those who actually succeeded, then embrace the same change that they did. With this approach, people, companies and countries can move forward. Vietnam is leading that progress and there is nothing stopping Vietnamese people and companies from doing the same – they are more than capable of it! … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The COVID-19 pandemic may have caused disruptions to start-ups and innovative enterprises, but it had also created opportunities for them to turn into real businesses. At the Vietnam Venture Summit 2020 with the theme "Going Digital" in Hanoi on November 25, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said Vietnamese start-ups grew well last year with investments worth more than 800 million USD. However, the pandemic had completely changed the investment picture this year, revealing the limitations of many start-ups. Local and foreign investors, funds and start-ups including Golden Gate Ventures, Softbank Venture, Sequoia, ADB Venture, Quiming Venture, VNG, Grab Vietnam, MoMo, GoJek, VNPay and Tiki Sendo represented the different sectors at the summit. According to the National Centre for Innovation (NIC), Vietnam was a destination for international investors in both FDI and start-up and innovation. Dung said: “This is the right time to continue … [Read more...] about Virus disruptions create opportunities for investment in innovation
Hanoi (VNA) – It is necessary to create the best environment for innovative startups and startup ecosystem, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a dialogue with investors, experts and entrepreneurs in Hanoi on November 27. He said the startup spirit has become popular in Vietnam, and stressed that innovation of more than 100 million Vietnamese people, both at home and abroad, should be regarded as new, endless resources that need to be fully tapped. The leader, however, pointed out the incomplete domestic startup ecosystem, along with obstacles regarding mechanisms and resources, particularly capital. Supporting startups will be a top priority of the Government, he said, pledging to hold more dialogues and step up the communications work in order to devise financial mechanisms and carry forward the role of private investment funds. During the dialogue, held within the framework of the national innovative startup day Techfest 2020, participants also touched upon such … [Read more...] about PM Phuc: creating best environment for innovative startups
At the press conference Due to uncertainties caused by the pandemic, they highlighted the need to step up technological application and digital transformation in financial-banking services which, they said, will contribute to a sustainable regional economy resilient to shocks similar to COVID-19. … [Read more...] about ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors convene meeting